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Definition of Compassion

Compassion

  1. Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.
  2. To pity.

Compassion Quotations

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Ellen DeGeneres

God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.
Bernie Siegel

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder
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Compassion Translations

compassion in Danish is medlidenhed
compassion in Dutch is erbarmen, mededogen, medelijden
compassion in French is compassion, attendrissement
compassion in German is Mitleid
compassion in Italian is simpatia
compassion in Norwegian is medlidenhet
compassion in Swedish is medlidande
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